UX Designer at Cover
Toronto, Ontario, CA

Here at Cover, we're reshaping the way that insurance is sold. We're building product to make sure our customers get the most out of the insurance policies they buy. We're proud of our customer-centric focus, and the elegant apps we build to better serve our customers. Cover has significant backing by world-class investors and has offices in both San Francisco and Toronto.

Working in insurance is more interesting than you think. We pride ourselves on making sexy products for a (very) unsexy space - it’s possible, trust us. Our team is fast moving, humble, and results driven.


The Role

We are looking for a UX Designer to work with our Engineering team in Toronto to build out enterprise tools in the insurance space. Our office is located in the heart of downtown Toronto, with other tech startups, so you can be a part of a growing industry in the startup space. As a Senior Product Designer, you understand that business needs and usability exists in a delicate balance and you're able to successfully work within those constraints. You'll be working with the team to enhance existing products and help define the roadmap of our insurance platform.


Your Impact

  • You'll be the lead designer on a cross-functional agile team that's responsible for our core insurance policy system.
  • Be deeply involved in all aspects of product development, from ideation and design with Product and Engineering, to testing and implementation.
  • You'll be responsible for writing effective documentation and communication of design, from wireframes, prototypes and user stories across the entire functional team.
  • You have extensive experience with interaction design, with emphasis on sketching out solutions, creating prototypes and working through complex workflows.
  • You'll work with the team to collect user feedback (with our own insurance agents), validate designs and consistently iterate.
  • You have a deep empathy for the user.


What You Bring

  • A portfolio demonstrating an understanding of the end-to-end user-centered design process across a range of digital platforms (experience in insurance or financial services is a plus).
  • 2+ years of UI, UX and/or product design experience creating impactful and attractive digital applications with multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Passion for solving core product problems while owning all facets of a user experience (strategy, IA, art direction, interaction design and research)
  • Highly proficient with interaction design and experience working through complex workflows.
  • Experience with various forms of user research such as surveys, interviews, and usability testing.
  • You are comfortable with ambiguity, and you thrive on autonomy. You'll take initiative to get the job done.
  • Ability to clearly communicate your design to the engineering and product management teams.
  • We work with industry-standard tools and software like Sketch, InVision, Principle, and Adobe Creative Suite.


You’re here to work on hard things, learn, grow and challenge your peers

Building a national insurance entity from scratch is something few people can claim to have done - you’ll be one of them. We’re passionate about bringing world-class product and consumer experiences to insurance, and financial services, building fair & sustainable products and delivering lasting value to our customers. We’re looking for people who won’t settle for less than building category-defining products.

We currently offer the following benefits and will continually evolve them with the goal of efficiently attracting, retaining, and leveraging the very highest quality talent:

  • Highly competitive salaries and stock option grants
  • Health, dental, for you and your family
  • Flexible work hours
  • Unlimited vacation policy
  • Catered lunch 4 times a week
  • A slew of perks that make your life outside of work easier


We believe in equal opportunity

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.